Nephrolithiasis complicating treatment of diabetes insipidus

Abstract

A decrease in urine volume is considered the therapeutic goal of the treatment of central diabetes insipidus (DI) with desmopressin (dDAVP). A low urine volume is a risk factor for kidney stone formation. This is the first report of nephrolithiasis in association with DI. It is likely that successful therapy with dDAVP and the patient’s own purposeful… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00240-005-0469-3

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